Telugu Vaishakh Masa 2016 – Vaishaka Masam in Telugu Calendar in 2016



Vaishakh Masa is the second month in a traditional Hindu Telugu calendar followed in Andhra Pradesh. Telugu Vaishak Masam 2016 is from May 7 to June 5. Some of the auspicious days in the month include Akshya Tritiya, Narasimha Jayanti, Vyasa Jayanthi and Kurma Jayanti.

Sankatahara Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Lord Ganesh is on May 25 – Moonrise is at 9:54 PM – Indian standard time.

Vaishak Masam Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Vaishak Masam Telugu calendar 2016 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from May 7 to May 21
Vaishak Masa 2016 Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from May 22 to June 5.

Purnima in Telugu Vaishakh month
Vaishak Purnima or Full moon day is on May 21. The Purnima begins at 12:42 AM on May 21 and ends at 2:44 AM on May 22.

Amavasi in Telugu Vaishakh month
Vaishak Amavas or No moon day is on June 5, 2016. The day is observed as Shani Jayanti, Savitri Amavasya and Vat Savitri Amavasya Puja. The Amavasi begins at 11:50 AM on June 4, 2016 and ends at 8:29 AM on June 5, 2016.

Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Vaishakh Masa are:
Mohini Ekadasi - May 17
Apara Ekadasi - June 1

Pradosh Fasting Dates in Vaishakh Masa are:
Pradosh vrat - May 19
Pradosh Vrat - June 2

The dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Telugu Vaishak Masam are:
  • Akshaya Tritiya –  May 9
  • Parashuram Jayanti –  May 8
  • Basavanna Jayanti - May 9
  • Shankaracharya Jayanti –  May 11
  • Ganga Saptami – May 12
  • Sita Navami – May 15
  • Narasimha Jayanti – May 20
  • Kurma Jayanti - May 21
  • Narad Jayanti - May 23
  • Shani Jayanti - June 5
Please note that Vaishakh month 2016 in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India is from April 23, 2016 to May 21.

Vaishak Month in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Karnataka is similar to the Telugu Calendar.

Next month in Telugu calendar is the Jyeshta Masa.